This stand of lupines was found on very steep slopes near Moro Rock (Sequoia National Park).
This lupine is often cultivated for its high ornamental value, I mean you cannot miss the blue flowers, but they are also a very beneficial food source for birds.
After the flowers of Coulter's lupine fade away, seed capsules appear that eventually open with a little explosive "pop." The pop throws the seeds a meter or more (3 feet) from the mother plant.
I name all the flowers I am sure they weren't;